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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
Hamilton, Palmer, Paine and Plummer; a distinguished officer, General Granger, commanded its cavalry. The reserve was composed of the divisions of Wallace and McClernand, and was under command of the latter. Grant had been deprived of all effective directions by having been appointed second in command of the whole army. WhetheIn the centre, Buell had arrived by two roads, while Grant, on the right wing, had led the three columns composed of his old troops then commanded by Thomas and McClernand. If this movement had been executed with promptness, if at least a portion of this numerous army had taken advantage of the weak defence of Farmington to encloed to guard the camps. Two other brigades were placed under Sherman's command; Hurlbut despatched that of Veatch to support Smith's movement on the left, while McClernand, who was encamped in rear to the north, detached Logan's brigade from Judah's division. The latter followed the line of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad; then, tur
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
lmost promised an independent command to General McClernand, his personal friend. Being unable to obtain Grant's place, McClernand had asked the President to redeem his pledge by placing him at the dreaded to see this expedition entrusted to McClernand, while he himself would be left powerless by unsuccessful attack. A steamer with General McClernand on board was met at the entrance of the posed of the divisions of Steele and Stuart; McClernand became titular commander of the Thirteenth, rdinate's position in which he was placed by McClernand's arrival. Just as his troops were about tos to be despised. This plan was approved by McClernand, who, it appears, had conceived a similar on The expeditionary corps under command of McClernand numbered from twenty-six to twenty-seven thonteen guns, amply compensated the efforts of McClernand's troops. His success was complete. The Aran wished to push as far as Little Rock, but McClernand was not willing to exceed the instructions h[3 more...]